Bangladeshi docu to participate in three int’l festivals

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 21:06, Mar 30,2018

 
 

A still from Dhono Dhanno Puspo Bhora.

A 48-minute documentary film titled ‘Dhono Dhanno Puspo Bhora’ (True False and A Revolution) depicting the Agartala Conspiracy Case and the mass upsurge of 1969 is going to participate in three international film festivals.
The government grant-winning documentary film, directed by Farid Ahmad, will participate in the fourth edition of Al-Nahj International Film Festival 2018, which will be held from April 1 to 5 in Karbala, Iraq. Al-Nahj film festival use cinema as a tool to spread a humanitarian message. The film festival aims to create an environment where people live happily with mutual respect and love.
The documentary film will participate in the 1st South Asian Short Film Festival: 2018 organised by the Federation of Film Societies of India. The festival will be held on from March 30 to April 8, 2018 in Kolkata.
Besides, Dhono Dhanno Puspo Bhora will participate at the San Mauro International Film Festival, Italy, which will be held in May.
‘I am happy that the documentary film will participate in three international festivals. However, I also want to hold screenings of the documentary film at different educational institutions so that the young generation can know the real story of Agartala Conspiracy Case,’ Farid Ahmad told New Age.

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